Monthly Archive for November, 2012

myLED Gives the iPhone BlackBerry’s Famous Red Blinking LED Notification

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We’ve often heard that people switching from BlackBerry to iPhone miss the red blinking LED notifications and a recent Kickstarter project is bringing that functionality via the headphone jack. With myLED, you simply plug in a small LED into the headphone jack, download the app, and voila, you’ve got the red notification light every loves.
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Balkan BlackBerry Developer Group Organizes BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam

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The Balkans BlackBerry Developer group recently helped organize a “Mini” BlackBerry 10 Jam conference, although with over 200 developers present, it wasn’t exactly mini. The event was held in Maribor, which is the second largest city in Slovenia, at the Maribor Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The event featured learning sessions and what looks like an awesome after party – all the essential features of a great developer conference. Hit the jump for more details and pics from the event.
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Startup Canada Takes a Tour of VeloCity Garage and Residence with Mike Kirkup

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We talked a lot with Mike Kirkup over the years during his tenure at RIM as a VP of Developer Relations. Now, he’s Director of Student Innovation at VeloCity out of the University of Waterloo, giving startups the tools and resources they need to create great businesses.

VeloCity was created as a gateway to entrepreneurship for students. The program is a collaborative community of student innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs. From ideation to prosperous startup, VeloCity is where our most promising students and alumni find support. For a tour of some of the facilities, check out the videos below and take a tour with Mike Kirkup.
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BlackBerry Exclusive: Wikitude Premium Edition

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Wikitude Premium is coming soon to your region in BlackBerry App World. The world’s leading Augmented Reality browser uses your BlackBerry device’s GPS and magnetometer to show an overlay of location-based info.
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Mouse Hunter ON STEROIDS! and Ninjas vs Zombies: 2 Free BlackBerry Games

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Rock n Roll Game Studio has announced the release of 2 free games for BlackBerry. Mouse Hunter ON STEROIDS! is for BlackBerry 7 and Ninjas vs Zombies is for BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook.
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Runtastic for BlackBerry Makes Following Athletes During Events Fun

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The smartphone era has brought us closer to our favourite celebrities than ever before thanks to Twitter. It’s also allowed us to follow along with our athlete friends’ adventures when they compete in big events thanks to onboard GPS and connected apps like Runtastic for BlackBerry. Continue reading ‘Runtastic for BlackBerry Makes Following Athletes During Events Fun’